PBS NewsHour

Why it's illegal to accept foreign opposition research

Clip: 06/13/2019 | 11m 58s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump has caused a new outcry by declaring that he would accept information about a political opponent provided by a foreign government. The admission comes after Robert Mueller warned of significant Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Yamiche Alcindor reports, and Judy Woodruff talks to former federal prosecutor Shan Wu and Trevor Potter of the Campaign Legal Center.

Aired: 06/13/19

Rating: NR

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